Category Archives: Music

Sleeveface, or Fun With Album Covers!

Music lovers do the darndest things, but this collection of people matching poses of album covers is sheer genius! It’s called Sleeveface, and as you can see, people can get pretty creative with it. So, if you got any old … Continue reading

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In Memorium: The Classic Album Cover Art of Storm Thorgerson

If you’ve listened to any music at all in the last forty years you’re no doubt familiar with the work of British graphic designer Storm Thorgerson, who passed away last week in England at the age of 69. A prolific … Continue reading

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Holidaze 2012: December 23: Craziest Christmas Album Covers EVER!

The best part of Christmas is the music, and whether it’s Bing or Bowie, Nat King Cole or The Vince Guaraldi Trio, everyone probably has their favorite Christmas song and album. But I’m guessing not many people are pulling these … Continue reading

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Happy Winter’s Solstice!

I may be a day late with this, but Happy Winter’s Solstice, everybody!!! I don’t know about you, but to me winter is all about the snow, and this transplanted Philadelphian sometimes misses a nice winter snowstorm. To me, nothing … Continue reading

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Ring-A-Ding-Ding In The Holidays!

Well, it’s December first, time to officially ring in the holidays! And what better way than with this video of my boyhood chum Joe DeFalco ripping up the surf guitar thing on the classic Sleigh Ride. Only 25 more days … Continue reading

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Fitness: Exercise Your Ears For A Better Body

By Stephen Kelly It’s been said that music can soothe the savage beast, yet there’s nothing better than a driving beat and a quick tempo to release your inner animal. And when it comes to fitness and exercise, music can … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Jerry Garcia!

… on what would have been your 70th birthday. Your music touches me as deeply now as it did when I first heard it all those years ago. Thanks for providing the soundtrack to my life and for all the … Continue reading

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